by Jiji Kim ASW is full of teachers who used to have careers very different from giving daily lectures to a group of teenagers; some were musicians, some were cooks. Today, we would like to unravel the backstory of one of our high school math teachers, Ms. Diane Cokerdem-DePriest (also referred to as Mrs. C). Ms. Cokerdem was a disk jockey at a radio station … Continue reading Ms. Cokerdem-DePriest: Rock and Roll Icon
By Annabell Werner Last August, the multifaceted Ms. Laura Berntson joined the ASW community. She is not only the Vice Principal for high school, but also a mother and coach. Ms. Berntson started her teaching career 18 years ago as a social studies teacher, specializing in Economics and Psychology. Since then she has worked in Minnesota, Kuwait, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and currently here in Warsaw. … Continue reading Ms. Berntson Looks Back on Her First Year at ASW
by Fiona Haze The Middle School Associate Principal Ms. McGuire, who has worked at ASW for 8 years is, leaving for Montreal, Canada. According to Ms. McGuire, “ASW has been like a family – my children and I have felt at home here and made lifelong friendships.” She also says that she will always remember Living History Day in 8th grade, the school-wide UN Day … Continue reading Ms. McGuire Headed Home to Canada
By Jeong Bin Lee Mr. Beach, ASW’s new IBDP Coordinator this year,may be a master of IB requirements, but he also holds a secret wealth of culinary experience. Mr. Beach started his extensive teaching career in Thailand and since then he has explored and taught in Germany, South Korea, Spain and, at last, here in Poland. When Mr. Beach was asked about the main … Continue reading Faces of ASW: Mr. Beach Edition
By Haruka Shimizu and Louisa Wetzel With the school year nearing a close, several teachers and many students have decided to open the next chapter of their future careers and lives. Warrior News interviewed one of the departing teachers, grade 9 and 10 English teacher Mr. Weeks. “I have been here for 2 years and have made very fond memories throughout my time at ASW,” … Continue reading Mr. Weeks Heading Back to the U.S.
by Amy Oh and Sneha Ramshanker There are so many people in ASW that help us on a daily basis who we don’t really know about. Ms. Anna Milewska, Ms. Kasia Wodnicka, Ms. Maria Milewska, the office managers, are just a few of them. Get to know a bit more about their stories. Ms. Anna Milewska Q: What is a typical day at work for you … Continue reading Faces of ASW: Office Managers